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Desperation Point

Opunake, Taranaki, NZL

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Current forecast
  • 2.0m every 14 s
  • Wind 6 kn Glassy
  • Weather sunny Sunny
  • Air temperature 16 ΒΊC
Not bad
5.8 Wave quality
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Features

  • Sea/Ocean

    Pacific
  • Length

    750m
  • Favorable swell

    SW
  • Faborable wind

    ENE
  • Wave direction

    L / R
  • Bottom

    Sand
  • Wave Type

    Beach Break
  • Difficulty level

    2.90
  • People in the water

    3.90
  • Quality

    3.90

Description

Desperation Point is located in Taranaki, on the North Island of New Zealand. The best waves works with SW swell.

It is an open spot to the sea with rock-bottom whose best waves are in spring and autumn.

There is a left-hander wave considered Big Wave: very fast and dangerous: ONLY PROS.

There is usually a lot of surfers: respect the rules of surfing, beware of rocks and sharks.

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